Jerusalem, Apr 26: Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday made the announcement that it will participate in the 2020 World Expo being held in the United Arab Emirates.
Israel’s Foreign Affairs Ministry representative said " the country would be “sharing our innovative spirit and the advances our entrepreneurs and innovators are making in the various fields such as water, information and medical technologies. PM Benjamin Netanyahu in a tweet said “the country’s participation represented its “rising status in the world and the region.”
Israel’s participation comes amid growing ties with the Gulf states and follows visits to Oman by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and other ministerial meetings in Bahrain and elsewhere, Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported. Jason Greenblatt, the White House’s top Middle East negotiator, praised the United Arab Emirates in a tweet about Israel’s participation in the event.
“UAE continues to welcome & include all. Thank you to our great friend and ally #UAE for this continued momentum,” he wrote. Expo exhibitions are a meeting place where people from all over the world combine and use their talents to deal with common challenges and promote the society.
Israel will be among the 192 states taking part in the 2020 World Expo in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The Dubai Expo will be called “Connecting Minds, Creating the Future”, with sub-themes of Sustainability, Mobility and Opportunity. UNI